THE OCI BRAND   It seems appropriate that our new brand was released just before Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month… I wish I could say it was on purpose, but it was merely the result of great work from an excellent team. The brand of the Ovarian Cancer Institute...
Can Men Develop Ovarian Cancer?

Can Men Develop Ovarian Cancer?

Worry not—no, men cannot have ovarian cancer. However, their suffering from an ovarian cancer diagnosis of the woman in their lives is REAL. Men, too, endure the pain of learning their wife, mother, sister, etc. has ovarian cancer. They research online for weeks about...
What’s an Ovarianerd?

What’s an Ovarianerd?

“Ovarianerds:” noun ; people who are dedicated to, and care a ridiculous amount about,  ovaries. Wow, did we just say that?  Yes, we did.  As uncomfortable as the word might seem to others, in our world, “ovaries” are the focus, and accordingly, the topic of regular...
Teal Magnolias, June 13

Teal Magnolias, June 13

For the last year and a half, I’ve met many women with ovarian cancer — all with very similar but unique stories. They graciously open up to me about their chemotherapy, battles with depression, post-procedure discomfort, how wonderful their husbands are during...
2014 Research Report

2014 Research Report

Dear OCI supporters, The past year was scientifically the most productive year for the Ovarian Cancer Institute lab since my arrival at Georgia Tech. We published 13 major research papers in 2014 (listed below) and we were awarded a new patent in 2014 (“MIR-200 family...
What is personalized cancer medicine?

What is personalized cancer medicine?

We’re all different. Why? Because (with the exception of identical twins) the blueprint that determined what we are (otherwise known as our DNA or our genome), is different between each one of us. Indeed because we are all different, we would consider it silly to...

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